Photographs by Amit Pasricha; 84p., App., 23 cm. (First pub. in 2000)
CONTENTS:- Ayurveda: The 'Science of Life'. Abhyangm: Full Body Massage. Specialised Massages. Self-Massage: A Keep-Fit Programme. Herbs and Herbal Oils: The 'Root' of the Massage. Importance of Diet.
Perfectly in tune with the newly awakened mantra of 'return to nature', Ayurvedic Herbal Massage brings to you one of the oldest-known therapies for rejuvenating the body, toning the muscles, improving blood circulation, repairing worn-out tissues, removing toxins and knocking off fat. The medicinal value of the herbal oils used in ayurvedic massage has multifarious advantages over normal massage. Full body massage; focused massages for the head, neck, ears and nose; therapeutic massages; and a self-massage programme, this book offers all these in a format comprising easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and photographs. The book caters not only to those prone to health problems, but also to everyone interested in a non-drug, non-invasive 'feel-fit-stay-fit'state of body and mind.